My Layla June. I was about to write a letter to you. It’s six months without you today and I’ve thought about you all day. I pulled out my phone and your brother immediately furrowed his little brow, shooting a very clear look my way. I put the phone down and settled my arms back around him, letting him settle his weight onto my back arm while I rubbed his belly and behind his ears with my other hand.
I've been having a hard time lately. And by lately, I mean the last couple of years, with the past year and a half, right when I got very sick, just gut wrenching. It's a season, just a season, one of many seasons, and one I know that God is doing a great work in, and one I know that comes from the result of being willing to do the work and drudge through literally an entire life's worth of muck. I know all of that but holy crap does it suck. Like, rip your guts out, break your heart, extensive amount of tears, sucky suck suckington.
(This is where I put a disclaimer that says I know right now in the world a billion people are suffering unimaginable circumstances, right here in my Country and all around the world. I know this. I am not naive. This does not go unnoticed. Click the Read More button to learn how post-it notes started to shift everything.)
Even though summer doesn't end for another month, for lots of people it is rapidly coming to a close as back-to-school approaches. While you might mean to relax every weekend, the events, people, to-do lists, and more build up and you find yourself stressed out by Sunday night.
The time to relax is right now, friend. Here are five easy ways to actually relax this weekend.
Welcome to my new blog! After much deliberation (read: several years) and forcing my loved ones to hear me debate on blog names, I'm just gonna go ahead and dive in. And what better way to start than with a little 'meet me' post!
Here are 5 Fun Facts to get to know me fast. Ready?